38 miles
Distance
8,841 ft
Climb
-8,841 ft
Descent
4,853 ft
High Point

A lot of elevation gain for a lot of fun on some really good trails

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for Big Gah Ride mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,156 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,183 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,183 ft
  • Grade max
    -47.075%
  • Grade min
    76.412%
  • Distance climb
    20 miles
  • Distance down
    16 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Turkeypen Gap
Oct 14, 2018 @ 11:53pm
3 days
A few large fallen trees. Heavily overgrown in certain spots.
FS 5099
Sep 22, 2018 @ 6:59am
Sep 22, 2018
Pilot Rock
Sep 3, 2018 @ 7:06am
Sep 3, 2018
Two trees down. Slightly before & after the rock outcropping switchback where most regroup.
Buckhorn Gap Upper
Sep 3, 2018 @ 7:06am
Sep 3, 2018
FS 476
Sep 3, 2018 @ 7:06am
Sep 3, 2018
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